Fall Autism Discovery Museum Event

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Creative Discovery Museum of Chattanooga   November 11 from 4 – 6 p.m – Creative Discovery Museum – Cross Plains  *The Creative Discovery Museum of Chattanooga will hold a special “Science is Art” showcase at the Cross Plains Community Partner location in Dalton. Children of all ages are welcome to come and experience ten different stations of scientific discovery in …

Autism

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4th Annual North Georgia Autism Conference Resources from the 4th Annual North Georgia Autism Conference: PDF Files: Andrea Roberson. College is not the 13th grade Conocer el AUTISMO te transforma ERubin_Keynote_Back Up Oct 19 2018 Jan Henderson IEP process Lisa Cymbor.Proactive versus Reactive Lisa Mattheiss_Thinking Outside the School Box Summary New Identity. Family Perspective Brandon Rodgers NGAC Aut Classroom Presentation …

Autism Sensory Friendly Movie

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A trip to the movie theater can be an overwhelming experience for one on the autism spectrum. Crowding as people queue up to buy tickets, loud movie volume, and dark theater lighting can all be sensory overload triggers that keep some autistic people from ever seeing movies at the cinema. On January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Carmike 12 of …

Readers 2 Leaders

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In 2012, the Greater Dalton, Georgia community launched Readers to Leaders as a long term workforce development strategy to create a pipeline of well-prepared, educated talent. The effort was created after area employers voiced difficulties in finding qualified employees despite the area’s aggressive unemployment rate (in 2009, Dalton earned the distinction of having one of the highest unemployment rates in ...

Northwest Georgia Developmental Disabilities Needs Assessment

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The Chattanooga Autism Center has proposed an exploratory venture with Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership (NGHP) to open an autism clinic to narrow the services and supports gap in the Northwest Georgia region. Research was conducted by the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disability, The Center for Leadership and Disability at Georgia State University (CLD) and the Institute on Human …

Senior Living

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You have chosen how to live your life and it is important to make your own decision about your final health care choices. 82% of people say it’s important to put their wishes in writing, but 23% have actually done so. Join us to start the conversation.https://www.nghp.org/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=x-portfolio Upcoming Seminar: Friday, March 24, 2017, 9-11 a.m. Cohutta Springs Conference Center 1175 …

Northwest Georgia Healthy Babies

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Bringing a healthy baby into the world is a blessing, and in most cases, it’s no accident. That’s because mothers-to-be today have access to excellent pre-natal care, care our grandmothers probably only dreamed of. But for a certain sector of our population, particularly the under- and uninsured, access to affordable prenatal care is frequently non-existent. That can be a problem, …